Custom PDF generation

PDFs are really helpful for attendees to have when Prezis are used for presentations.

When exporting a presentation to PDF, EVERY animation and transition is exported as a separate page. For instance, if you have a page with 5 items that fade in, then a total of 6 PDF pages will appear for that topic. Double that page count when there are fadeouts for each item. In most cases, one PDF page would be sufficient.

I wish there was a way to selectively omit pages in a preview, or have an option (checked by default) that omits pages there are just fade in and fade out events.

No one reading a PDF wants to simulate animations by scrolling through pages. It’s a waste of time, file size and paper and ink when printing. Also, the PDF export feature is very slow and often hangs. The reduction of pages may help the performance and occasional failures.

As a workaround, a tool like this can help filter out pages: SmallPDF. However, the extra pages should not be generated in the first place unless an extra checkbox is optionally selected to enable verbose export.


Hello @JJ_JJ, thanks a lot for your feedback, we also believe this would be a very useful feature and will make it sure to transmit to our development team :slight_smile:

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100% agree with this suggestion

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It would be great if the PDF Export can be customized with:

  • Header
  • Footer

Or the page size is scaled to the prezi picture (without the big white frame)

Currently the export looks not very nice and cannot be used to send to customers.

Hi @Adrian_Staudenmaier, I’ve merged your request into the relevant topic.
Thanks for the feedback, we are going to forward it to our product team so they can check the possibilities to improve this feature. :slight_smile:


I have to print an XL-poster for University and created it with Prezi.
I downloaded the PDF, but it’s pixelated if I want to print it in this size (DIN A 1).

Is there any way to adjust the dimensions/ pixel when downloading the PDF?

Thank you

Hello @Johanna_Arens, I merged your post with the relevant thread. Currently it’s not possible to change the resolution of the PDF export in Prezi. As a workaround, I can recommend you to open your PDF file in full screen, take screenshots and print those images.

Let me know if this could help! :slight_smile:

Hello Community,

how can I reduce the memory space of the from prezi export resulting pdf (in my case 67MB), so that I can send it with a Mail?

Best regards and stay healthy

S. Siefert

Hello @Sonke_Siefert, I merged your post with the relevant thread. It’s not possible to change the export size of your PDF, but you are able to compress it using an online tool, like this for example :slight_smile:

Thank you very much for the help!

LG Sönke

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